Denon AVR-X1500H AV Receiver

$1,099

Brand Denon

CUTTING-EDGE HOME THEATER

Watch your favourite movies and shows with stunning clarity thanks to full 4K video upscaling, Dolby Vision™, HDR, HLG and HDCP 2.2 support on all six HDMI ports of

the AVR-X1500H. The 7.2 Ch. AVR supports 3D audio formats Dolby Atmos®, DTS:X™ and DTS Virtual:X®. Stream Spotify®, Pandora®, Tidal and more with HEOS built-in.  Controlling your AVR has never been easier with Amazon Alexa voice compatibility

HIGHLIGHTS

High-performance 7.2 channel AV receiver with 80W power per channel 7 powerful amplifiers tuned to provide the dynamic Denon sound experience

Supports Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and DTS Virtual:X Enjoy an immersive, three-dimensional audio experience

Amazon Alexa voice control compatibility Hands-free control of your AVR-X1500H and wireless music services

6 HDMI inputs; 4K/60 Hz with full-rate pass-through HDCP 2.2 support on all HDMI ports Connect up to six of your favourite media devices and output to one display 4:4:4 colour resolution, HDR10 and BT.2020, plus Dolby Vision compatibility and HLG Provides the greatest picture quality

Award-winning Denon guided setup assistant and graphical user interface Easy and intuitive out-of-box and setup experience

Stream the most popular music services – Spotify, TuneIn, Deezer and more Access to a wide array of unlimited online music sources

Built-in HEOS wireless multi-room audio technology Listen from any room of your home

IP control capability Control4 SDDP (Simple Device Detection Protocol) certification Works great with whole home automation systems like Control4

Audio playback of lossless files WAV, FLAC, ALAC and DSD (2.8/5.6MHz) files Listen to the highest quality music files available

Powerful 7-Channel Amplifier with the Latest Home Cinema Specs

Featuring discrete high-current amplifiers on all channels, the AVR-X1500H delivers high-power performance at 80 Watts per channel (8 Ohms, 20Hz-20kHz, 0.08% THD). Low impedance drivers provide operational stability for a wide range of speakers and create balanced, tonal sound. The AVR-X1500H features three-dimensional sound formats Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and DTS Virtual:X, plus an HDMI section with HDCP 2.2 support and advanced video processing with 4K upscaling for HDMI sources.

Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and DTS Virtual:X

Immerse yourself in multi-dimensional audio with Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and DTS Virtual:X. Set up Dolby Atmos with a 5.1.2 surround sound speaker system using Dolby Atmos elevation speakers, or dedicated overhead speakers, for the ultimate home theatre experience. DTS:X™ immersive audio places sound where it would occur naturally in space, creating a lifelike, multi-dimensional audio experience in the home. The improved immersion and heightened realism draw you into the world of your favourite movies. The included DTS Neural:X™ gives your movies, games and music a realism unmatched by traditional 5.1 surround sound. DTS Virtual:X provides immersive audio without height channels, creating virtual height effects in a 5.1, 7.1 or 2.1 speaker arrangement.

Amazon Alexa Voice Control

Control the AVR hands-free with Amazon Alexa and your voice. Adjust the volume, skip to the next track, switch inputs for your different media players and more — “Just Ask.” Download the HEOS Home Entertainment Skill to enable Amazon Alexa voice commands for your AVR-X1500H, HEOS devices and other select Denon products.

Advanced HDMI Video Section

The latest HDMI specs for the best home theatre experience. All six HDMI inputs — including one on the front panel — feature HDCP 2.2 support for copy-protected content. Watch movies and shows with 4K Ultra HD 60Hz video, 4:4:4 Pure Colour sub-sampling, Dolby Vision, High Dynamic Range (HDR10), Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG) and 21:9 video, 3D, and BT.2020 pass-through support for exceptional colour, clarity and contrast.

Easy Setup Experience

The included AVR-X1500H Quick Start Guide provides simple, clear instructions for how to get started. Once you connect your TV to the AVR-X1500H via HDMI, the Denon Setup Assistant appears on your TV screen to walk you through setup, step by step. A row of color-coded speaker connections is laid out horizontally, making organizing and connecting speaker wires simple.

Built-in Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and AirPlay Capability

The heart of your wireless network. With Bluetooth and Wi-Fi wireless streaming connectivity, the Denon AVR-X1500H is equipped with an advanced dual antenna transceiver system for robust streaming even in congested urban environments. Enjoy listening to your favourite audio content wirelessly from your smart devices.

HEOS Multi-room Streaming

Enjoy your favourite music in any room of your home wirelessly with built-in HEOS technology. Play the same song in every room, or select a different song for each connected room — the choice is yours. Also works with Amazon Alexa providing cutting-edge voice control and incredible sound for all of your home entertainment.

Custom Install Ready

The Denon AVR-X1500H features external control and IP control capabilities for easy customization and compatibility with third-party integration solutions. It offers IP control capability for major third-party control devices, as well as Control4 SDPP (Simple Device Detection Protocol) certification for seamless integration with Control4 home automation equipment. An IR (infrared) remote control input is included on the rear panel for remote control compatibility with other components in your home theatre system, and remote monitoring capability is now supported for troubleshooting.

Remote Monitoring Capability

In today’s custom install environment, it’s critical for integrators to provide quick, reliable assistance and service to their clients, even after the install is complete. To support this effort, the Denon IN-Command series AVR-X1500H AV receiver features “ihiji Invision” remote system management technology and “Domotz Pro” remote monitoring and management technology. These programs allow custom integrators to monitor the status of connected products and troubleshoot remotely from the office or on the go, radically reducing the time it takes to address the issue.

High-resolution Audio Decoding

Discover the incredible fidelity of high-resolution audio tracks and enjoy music as the artist intended. The AVR-X1500H has the ability to decode multiple lossless file types, including ALAC, FLAC, WAV (up to 24-bit/196-kHz) as well as DSD 2.8MHz and 5.6MHz tracks (the audiophile format of SACD). Listen to high-resolution audio through network connected devices like your PC or NAS, or from a USB connected device.

DSP Power Processing

Incredible power for your music and movie needs. The AVR-X1500H includes an advanced DSP (Digital Sound Processor) chip for tremendous power processing. With four 300MHz DSP cores that are capable of processing over one billion computations per second, the AVR-X1500H supports the latest video, sound and processing needs.

Multi-source, Multi-room

With the Denon AVR-X1500H, it’s possible to enjoy 5.1 channel surround sound in one room and a separate source or music stream in another. Watch a movie in one room while another family member listens to a CD in a different zone without interruption.

Phono Input for Turntable / Vinyl Support

With the included phono input, the AVR-X1500H lets you connect your turntable and play vinyl records. Enjoy your vintage collection with exceptional quality and sound.

TV Connectivity

Control the Denon AVR-X1500H with your TV remote via the HDMI CEC functionality associated with your TV. Simply set “HDMI Control” to ON in your receiver, then set “Smart Menu” to ON and begin controlling the AVR-X1500H with your TV remote. The Smart Menu home screen provides you quick access to source and surround mode selections, the AVR’s setup menu and four Smart Selects.

Denon AVR Remote for Seamless Control

Better control in your back pocket. The free Denon AVR Remote app for iOS and Android makes using the AVR-X1500H even easier — adjust volume, turn it on or off, mute the music, select a source or switch to HEOS. Download the free Denon Remote app to your smartphone today.

Audyssey Room Correction

The AVR-X1500H features the Audyssey MultEQ XT room acoustic measurement system. With the supplied microphone, it precisely analyses the output of each speaker to optimize every channel. Plus, the additional Audyssey MultEQ Editor app (available for purchase) allows advanced users to go “under the hood” for further adjustment and customization of your audio environment.

Quick Selects for User-friendly Audio Tuning

The Denon AVR-X1500H front panel features four Quick Select buttons that store your preferred audio settings for each source. Switch between television, Blu-ray, pre-amplifiers and more, and the AVR-X1500H adjusts the EQ settings to your preferences for that media source. Use the buttons on the front panel or opt for the same Quick Selects on the AVR remote for faster control.

100+ Years of Firsts in Audio Technology

Founded in 1910, Denon has a deep heritage of “firsts” in audio technology — from Japan’s first audio electronics manufacturer, to producing the world’s first commercial CDs. This focused investment in audio R&D ensures you get the latest technology and highest quality with every listening experience.

Technical information

Number of  power amps

7

Power output 175 W (6 ohm, 1 kHz, 10% 1ch Drive)

120 W

(6 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.7% 2ch Drive)

80 watts per channel (8 ohm,  20 Hz - 20 kHz, 0.08% 2ch Drive)

Speaker impedance 4 – 16 Ω / ohms

Preamplifier section

Input sensitivity/impedance

200 mV / 47kΩ/kohms

Frequency response 10 Hz – 100 kHz — +1, –3 dB (Direct mode)

S/N Ratio 98 dB (IHF–A weighted, Direct mode)

FM section

Tuning frequency range 87.5 MHz – 107.9 MHz

AM section

Tuning frequency range 520 kHz – 1710 kHz

General

Power supply AC 120 V, 60 Hz

Power consumption 430 W (Standby 0.1 W, CEC standby 0.5W)

Power consumption  No-Sound

29 W(ECO Mode On)

39 W(ECO Mode Off)

Dimensions (W x H x D) 17.1 x 5.9 x 13.4 in

Weight 19.0lbs

Ports

IN HDMI (Front 1) x 6

Composite (video) x 2

Phono x 1

Analog Audio x 2

Digital Optical / Coaxial x 2 / x 1

USB (front) x 1

OUT HDMI Monitor / Zone 2 x 1 / -

Composite (video) x 1

Audio Pre-out (SW) 2 ch

Zone 2 / Zone 3 Pre-out x 1 / -

Phones x 1

OTHER Ethernet x 1

Microphone Port x 1

FM/AM Tuner Antenna x 1

Remote Control In/Out x 1 / -

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